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Cover crops can provide a number of benefits including improving soil health and suppressing weeds. One area that hasn't received much attention is the benefit of allowing cattle to graze winter cover crops. Comment?
When's the last time you went to the grocery store and found the shelves empty? Never? Being such efficient and reliable producers may sometimes work against U.S. farmers, says Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford. "It's just always there," he says, adding that U.S. agriculture needs to find a way to bridge the gap between consumers' knowledge of how and where their food is grown and why it's important that farmers continue to farm, he notes. Comment?
"Southern farmers cannot simply rely on the tried and proven management techniques that the Midwest employs to manage cover crops and improve soil health," said John Lee, state agronomist in Arkansas. "Conditions in the South are different, and we need to plan to improve soil health according to southern agricultural farming practices and conditions farmers are facing here in the South." Comment?
"We have grown medium grain off and on for years, but consistently in the last five or six years," says . "Before, we didn't have as many options for medium grain. Comment?
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